Annual Crime In De Soto (2018)

Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDe Soto/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)4,457 (estimate)2,9002,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDe Soto/100k peopleGeorgia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a6.15.0
Rapen/an/an/a25.242.6
Robberyn/an/an/a78.786.2
Assaultn/an/an/a216.6246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)502 (estimate)327381
Burglaryn/an/an/a431.3376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,907.01,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a235.4228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)3,955 (estimate)2,5742,200

Key findings

  • De Soto crime rates are 73% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in De Soto are 32% higher than the national average
  • In De Soto you have a 1 in 23 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • De Soto is safer than 13% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in De Soto has decreased by 15%

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Compare De Soto, GA Crime To Other Cities

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      Daily Crime In De Soto (per 100,000 people)

      How Safe is De Soto (higher is better)

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in De Soto

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in De Soto is 1 in 200
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in De Soto is 1 in 26
      The chance of being a victim of crime in De Soto is 1 in 23

      Year Over Year Crime In De Soto (per 100,000 people)

      De Soto police department

      ItemDe SotoGeorgiaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a11,364558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a4.03.3

      Sex offenders in Georgia

      StateTotal offendersGeorgia /100KNational /100K
      Georgia23,117275266
      There are a total of 23,117 sex offenders in Georgia. This yields a total of 275 sex offenders in Georgia per 100,000 residents which is 3% greater than the national average.

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      Leslie, GA4350542542
      Warwick, GA4200763763
      Smithville, GA6555053,9724,477
      Lilly, GA2645204,0954,615
      Americus, GA16,1858566,0666,922
      De Soto, GA3035023,9554,457

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      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Downing, MO3037864,1454,931
      Longton, KS3036403,8384,478
      Kalihiwai, HI3031011,1591,260
      Hartland, MN3033272,9663,293
      Darden, TN3038723,9494,822
      De Soto, GA3035023,9554,457
      Source: The De Soto, GA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.